New Vital Signs report: COVID-19 in Hamilton

Check out the report here and please join us for a panel discussion on Cable 14 (livestream at on June 3 at 2:30 p.m. Ask your questions before or during the show via email to or tweet using #HamiltonVitalSigns

ArcelorMittal Dofasco Corporate Community Investment Fund

Hamilton Community Foundation is administering a granting call on behalf of ArcerlorMittal Dofasco. Deadline is Monday May 17, 5 p.m.. The guidelines and application information can be found here.

Legacy Spring 2021 issue out now

Check out the latest edition of our Legacy newsletter featuring grant stories, a donor spotlight and more. Read it here.

Pandemic Response Fund grant opportunity

Phase 4 opens Monday March 15. Grants will cover meeting basic needs, stabilization, recovery/rebuilding and may address needs of organizations and their clients, and gaps not covered by government relief funding. Deadline: April 6. Read more here.

Canada Healthy Communities Initiative

New funding is available through a new federal government initiative to help create safe and vibrant public spaces, improve mobility options, and provide digital solutions for communities and neighbourhoods in response to COVID-19. Read more here.

Women 4 Change grant opportunity

Women 4 Change invites applications from registered charities (or non-profits with a charitable partner) for grants to support initiatives addressing the pandemic related challenges faced by women and girls in Hamilton. Click here for more information.

New staff announcement!

We’re happy to announce our new Vice-President, Grants & Community Initiatives, Rudi Wallace. Read more here.

Legacy – Fall 2020 issue

Our latest newsletter includes updates on HCF’s pandemic response, an investment readiness program for social enterprises, a donor who finds meaning in the arts and WillPower – raising awareness of the potential to creating positive change through your will.   Read more here and click the button above to subscribe.

Emergency Community Support Fund Round 2

Hamilton Community Foundation is administering the second round of the Emergency Community Support Fund in partnership with the United Way Hamilton Halton. Read more and apply here. Please look here for one-pagers about the fund in French (specifically helpful for OLM communities), Bengali, Tamil, Hindi, Chinese simplified, Chinese traditional, Tagalog, Farsi, Punjabi and Urdu. Check back for additional translations.